Category: News

DARE to host graduation April 17

Louisville Police Department DARE officer Tonya McWhirter will facilitate the upcoming DARE graduation for all the 5th grades students in the school district on April 17 at Louisville Elementary School. McWhirter is pictured here teaching one of the many important lessons of DARE during a teaching session at Winston Academy on March 27. McWhirter taught the students how to cope with bullying, as well as ways they can be good citizens in their communities.

From staff reports

All the 5th grade classrooms in the county that participated in the
Drug and Alcohol Resistance Education (DARE) program will be honored at a graduation ceremony on April 17 at 9 a.m. at Louisville
 Elementary School.

The … Read more

Circuit clerk’s office issues voter registration cards

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

With the upcoming primary and general elections later in the year, the Winston County Circuit Clerk’s Office has began the process of mailing out voter registration cards that will notify residents of changes … Read more

35th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet a success

The Sunshine Boys, a group of young singers, performed during the 35th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet for the Winston County Branch NAACP. Pictured here is Josias (8th) grade, Andre, Jr. (6th grade), Willie (5th), and Ethan (1st grade). They are the sons of Andre, Sr. and Katesia Esters.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Branch NAACP hosted its 35th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on March 28, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Lake Tiak-O’Khata Pine Ridge Lodge in Louisville.

This year’s theme of the program … Read more

Conservative Jenifer Branning announces campaign for State Senate

Branning and her family.

From staff reports

Jenifer Burrage Branning, a fifth generation Neshoba County native, announces her candidacy for the Senate District 18, which consists of all of Neshoba County, as well as portions of Leake and Winston Counties.

An honors graduate of … Read more

Library to host small business health insurance seminar


From press & staff reports

The Winston County Library is proud to announce it will soon host a seminar regarding health insurance for small business owners on April 15.

The non-profit organization Health Help Mississippi, in partnership with Mississippi Minority … Read more

Community-based recovery the focus of WinstonStrong

The Winston County Library is currently displaying a print entitled “Sunflower” drawn by Mr. Wyatt Waters. This sunflower print represents the City of Louisville’s official flower, and will be sold in a raffle during the upcoming Red Hills Music Festival.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

Not long after the April 28, 2014 storms that destroyed homes, property, and the lives of Winston county residents, a group of people came together to put forth a Herculean effort to help … Read more

Taylor Machine works announces promotions and hires


Taylor Machine Works Employs Cowart as Manufacturing Engineer Group Leader
Taylor Machine Works, Inc., one of the Taylor Group of Companies, has employed Joe Cowart as Manufacturing Engineer Group Leader. Cowart replaces Rod Shealy who retired from Taylor Machine Works, … Read more

School board recognizes Parents of the Year, revise school calendar

Pictured are parents of the year Joey Holdiness of Nanih Waiya, Hope Batts-Young of Noxapater, Katie Ainsworth of Louisville Elementary School, Dante King of Eiland Middle School, and Bob Fuller representing Fair Elementary,

By Daniel Brunty
Winston County Journal

The Louisville Municipal School District Board of Trustee recognized the parents of the district, as well as discussed revisions to the school calendar during its March 16 meeting at the LMSD boardroom.

The trustees … Read more

Tigers set to host Nanih Waiya Thursday at 6

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Noxapater High School baseball team will be looking to break a three-game losing streak on Thursday when the Tigers play host to county rival Nanih Waiya Thursday at 6 p.m.

Noxapater fell to … Read more